Carly Gibran graduated from Stetson University in 2003. She taught in public schools for seven years, owned a small gallery, and has worked with several local art organizations. In 2015, she left teaching to become a full-time studio artist. Carly works with porcelain, making functional and sculptural ceramics that are inspired by the natural world. She lives in DeLand, Florida, with her husband and their two sons.